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PBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
the ministry of industry in the technologies of context and in the ministry of economy failing and use of austria were launched thirty priority projects were identified to produce bins of the meeting noted the successful development of economic and investment cooperation between the two countries. they're also prospects in the implementation of projects in the upcoming second phase of the industrialization programme in kazakhstan blair witch and the one that was over much of a sudden it's the limousines. we're a pleaser we have an intensive needle cooperation. about thirty representatives of cars expanding companies took part in these meetings we see that austria has great interest to develop trade economic relations in the financial sector with us a new book about the economic relations between catholics and austria has been presented to this book discusses about the develop of relationships and brings prospects for more successful the woman on the floor seats and we're moving forward on economic cooperation with cars extended in particularly with unified areas in which will work in t
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
and draw lines straight to technology. is important but we need to think more broadly than that. >> i think without a doubt that startups and technology are intimately linked. tech is one of the absolute standardbearers, one of the hot topics in terms of taking the u.k. start up seen fourth. a half a million number is a business every minute. every sector you can think about. .ech is a proven winner that is driving an awful lot of start up activity. >> is a crowding out others? is a danger that we see that and crowd out others? >> everything so great i think technology is so ubiquitous and across the many things, historic sectors like advanced goingcturing have so much on. there's no doubt about it. technology is driving a huge amount of progress right now. jobs in london have come out of the tech sector. 90,000 brilliant firms that are driving it. i think we should be championing the fact that tech is a big heart of the story about why britain is back in business now. they might have an argument with that. >> neil from the outside, what more can we be doing? what more can we be doing to he
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
's in an environment where israel as well as many u s lawmakers don't think that iraq should develop nuclear technology at all. the obama administration had to gauge the diplomatic acrobatics to both acknowledge he runs right to peaceful nuclear energy and not acknowledge it at the same time. we approach these negotiations with a basic understanding. iran like any nation should be able to access peaceful nuclear energy. but because of its record of violating its obligations. iran must accept strict limitations on its nuclear programs that make it impossible to develop a nuclear weapon. the scope and role of iran's enrichment as is set forth in the language within this document says that iran's peaceful nuclear program is subject to a negotiation and to mutual agreement. despite the officials attempts to appease the hawks with punches are flying here looks like we tacitly agreed that they will be enriching for commercial purposes down the road so i think you gonna say on capitol hill again a bipartisan effort to try to make sure that this is not the falling rain. another set of marco rubio call that dea
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am EST
disputing now he was claimed. >>> how schools are using technology to help students overcome severe disabilities to gain an education. >> welcome back, recordings of calls made to 911 during the sandy hook massacre will be made public on wednesday afternoon. a connecticut judge ruled they should be released. officials in newtown opposed the ruling. 20 children and six adults from killed on december 14th, 2012, when adam lanza opened fire in the school. a report says yasser arafat was not poisoned by radio active polonium, contradicting research by swiss scientists. they said they found high levels of the radioactive substance in the man's body. randall pinkston reports. >> in death as in life yasser arafat is a lightening rod for controversy. nine years after his burial forensic experts in france concluded that yasser arafat was not the victim of polonium poisoning. that contradicts findings by swiss findings and supported the death by polonium 210. >> the french team found traces of poll ownium, but it was naturally caused. >> translation: you can imagine to what extent i'm upset b
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30am PST
times are also known as the ppp. later biden is also expected a toy a technology company and attend a conference on women's role in the japanese economy. at the wedding dinner with daddy on tuesday night fighter will fly to beijing on wednesday to meet a tiny speck that is she thinking. by the globe and travel thursday to south korea. well investigators have found that a plane that crashed on sunday in new york city was traveling at me and eats three times the speed limits for that part of the track when when up the whales. the accident led to four people dead and more than sixty others injured cctv snake country has more from the scene of the class in the box trying to put the pieces back together again. paul wrote in a shell good in the bronx on something that can lead to train carrying one hundred and fifty passengers run off the tracks killing four and injuring dozens more aeronautics engineer ryan and i started singing stars in one of my eyes and i thought my goodness is it the word rebuilding economy annually. earlier this week from today. we really couldn't get out. the looks
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
's troubled police department. >>> a group of scientists is using 21st century technology to map rome's ancient aqueducts. al jazeera's claudia lavonga gives us an inside look. >> a downward spiral into ancient rome where history meets technology. this group of archaeologists is busy mapping aqueducts built during ancient times. using 3d scanners, and laser beams, they hope to are open up sphwhrshes. >> the exactpathy of many aqueducts is not known. this ancient romans wanted to protect their waterways, by building these underground, preventing enemies from cutting their water supply. >> water in the aqua vigo still flows niezly near the spanish steps. supply ancient rome with water, source 20 kilometers away. more than 2,000 years later it's still in use and yet it's path and structure remain a bit of a mystery. this is where the water flows into some of rome's most famous fountains. a celebration of the abundance of water that allowed imperial rome to prosper and conquer the world. a few miles from the center of rome, the aqueduct still stands, this was one of the ak we deducts mapp
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 8:00am EST
to provide the customer express that we want to provide, we have to whip out a lot of the technology that was there before. all of this legacy stuff that we have to rip out. we take out the bunch of rubber bands to get at the data we need to build the customer express we want to offer. and the reason why we do this is because every single year, there are three things that pop the new year's resolutions list. one people want to save more. they want to spend less and they want to pay off debt. big challenge, specifically in this country, is that banks fundamentally make money by keeping customers confused. i'm not trying to be overly controversial about -- maybe a little bit. but when the banks incentives are to make money off overdrafts, they make more than 50% from peace in charge, then their interests are not necessary aligned with yours. and so when it comes time to get have clean interfaces that allow you to really understand how much money you have, it's the banks incentives to target that overdraft fee, there's a mismatch of incentives. even if you go outside of your bank to try
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
, it's often said if you want to understand the latest piece of technology you should ask a child. but a new survey suggests that there is a price to be paid. let's go back to lauren. >> that's right. children may be one step ahead of their parents when it comes to the latest gadgets but it comes at a cost of traditional skills such as handwriting or spelling. >> it's playtime at this nursery, and these toddlers are exercising their coloring and drawing skills. they're also learning to cut and paste. not just with paper and glue but on computers. with technology being a central part of every day life they need to figure out how to point and click. >> this daycare facility in west london has a special technology course for children once a week. they learn on computers like this. by the time they reach school age they know how to navigate a keyboard and a computer mouse. but there are concerns that the early use of tablets and computers is making it difficult for children to learn tasks like using a pen and pencil and the use of a computer makes it difficult for children to learn ne
FOX
Dec 1, 2013 10:00pm PST
two hadn't zero. how -- version 2.0. how new technology is making the shopping experience feel more personal. >>> and the delivery of a drone. how it can come inches of a american. -- of a person. >>> happening now, people are heading home as the thanksgiving weekend travel rush wind down. we want to take you now and give you a live look at interstate 80 in berkeley where there are a lot of people on the roads at this late hour: but as you can see here on these pictures traffic seems to be moving just fine. more than 5 million californians were expected to travel this thanksgiving most by car. but for those who took to the air, their returns are looking pretty good. >> we checked at the airport and it's looking pretty good. >> reporter: carusels worked as passengers grabbed their badded and headed home. the bagley family flew out this morning hoping to avoid the crowds. >> there was no traffic, that helped. >> reporter: and weather probably helped out with no delays. >> it was empty and easy and it was an amazing vacation. >> reporter: paul and his family spent thanksgiving with rel
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
technology companies today calling abound in turn upon president obama to implement sweeping reforms to stop surveillance. the coalition saying that there is an urgent need to change spying practices because according to microsoft, people will not use technology that they don't trust. and there is some irony in that statement as we look at all of the cyberattacks on technology around the country. and new reports about just how extensive the national security agency really is. they have spent years spying on online gamers, including those playing on world of workout. in obamacare architect ezekiel emanuel says people haven't signed up for coverage because the obama administration has not sufficiently promoted it. my next guest says he couldn't write a greater piece of fiction in the obamacare narrative. we are joined now by best-selling author in his latest book. i was going to make a remark about a number of things. i will constrain myself. ezekiel emanuel, saying if you really want to keep your doctor, the obama deal is just to pay up. >> so what is he telling us? in obamacare works if you'
KICU
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
stores are starting to take advantage of smart phones and other technology. some of the latest apps may make your shopping trip faster and easier. reporter segel explains. >> reporter: look for shopping to get a little bit personal. welcome to shopping 2.0 where stores know your gender, they know your mood. >> welcome back to the gap. >> reporter: with one new technology they can even anticipate what you may want. that's cako trying out tech built by a company named bilko. >> you like red velvet cup cakes. you probably like the combination of cream cheese and cocoa nut cake. so we would recommend the pumpkin cheesecake cup cake. >> amazon is an incredible experience online. all of this has to do with our ability to recognize who you are. >> reporter: they want to bring that experience offline. >> offline retailers should be able to recognize you whether it be offline or in the store. >> reporter: technology that knows your gender, knows how you feel. an emersion of apps is making this possible. they use the web cam to analyze your reaction and whether you're excited by the product or no
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
. >> hassan rouhani described the pursuit of nuclear technology as a definite right, and said that iran has a right to live without sanctions. >>> demonstrators of ukraine are back on the street after reports of a meeting between its president and the russian president vladimir putin. the meetings sparked fears that ukraine would agree to deals with the russians rather than the european union. >> there are reports that there have been deals signed with russia worth $174 million of aid. ukraine needs this money simply to pay its creditors. it's reserves are start to go run low and it is in dire economic circumstances. these reports are unconfirmed yet they spread more angrier gons th angs demonstrators because of the it's president failed to sign a deal with the e.u. and sunday they are planning a big one. they want to repeat the successful mobilization that they had last weekend here. and they desperately need to keep this momentum going because they know if they mail to do that, then president yanukovych may well hang on to power with moscow's help. >> keep it there. we have much more com
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
. >> it seems like there is a lot of technology involved. the drones would be completely self programmed. there would not be a human manipulating them. it would be a computer manipulating the drones and telling them where to go. would guidethey themselves with cameras and other advanced technologies. my guess is it will be an extremely limited markets at first and that it will take time to develop. my guess is it would be fairly expensive at the start, just to keep everybody from doing it at once. other thanre anyone jeff bezos, it would be discounted immediately. given the scale of his ambition, it is another indication of the head of amazon having to do everything bigger and better than everybody else. >> he is willing to take risks and try new things. amazon is willing to look at the and pay a little money up front to develop a long-term strategy. a lot of other companies want to see a profit really quickly and will not try these may be expensive projects that will have a long-term payoff. he has stuck to his guns on these projects. i think we will probably see it. >> thank you very m
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 2:30pm PST
, they are usually fierce competitors, but today they are a few of the big-name technology companies coming together, demanding strict new curbs on government surveillance. the national security agency checked far more user data than the companies realize. i am joined by a national technology reporter for the washington post. are the tech companies here motivated by principle or profit? >> i am guessing both. nobody likes having their stuff stolen, and that is what has happened here. it is bad business for users to think their information is going to be stolen if they give it to google or yahoo. they knew they were giving information to the u.s. government under court order. but the extent has taken this them by shock. data was selected from fiber on particular cables over southeast. >> what about the chance of a new law being passed? >> hard to know where this is going. the u.s. congress is not known for its efficiency. this has gotten the world's attention. i think the shape is early to tell, but i wouldn't be surprised to see some kind of act. >> doesn't the government have a case when it cease i
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
accident and the new technology that could reduce the chance of disaster. on al jazeera america and join the conversation online @ajamstream. >> this isn't a new channel, this is a watershed moment in media for america. >> this entire region is utterly devastated. >> people our here are struggling. >> the fire jumped the highway we took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> two former police officers are now on trial for beating the -- the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man in california. [screaming. >> the officers are facing charges from involuntary manslaughter to murder in the death of kelly thomas. two years ago, officers were seen on video punching and kicking the man at a bus depot. they say the man had been acting violently. another camera caught the rea
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
to innovate using technology to advance his work. >> hockney, at 76, shows no signs of slowing down, and in fact, he admits he is working as he can on a wide variety of projects. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: this was touted as the biggest day of the year for online shopping, as hundreds of retailers tried to lure millions of holiday shoppers on cyber monday. early numbers suggested a sharp increase over last year, after a four-day holiday weekend that turned out to be disappointing. in a few minutes, we'll take a deeper look at the numbers and retailers' prospects. the u.s. su
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
on computers. with technology being in the central part of everyday life, they also need to figure out how to point ant click. this care facility in west london has a special technology course for the children each week. they learn on computers like this. by the time they reach school age they know how to navigate the computer keyboard and the mouse. but it's making difficult for children to learn a simple task of 11ing a pen and pencil, or persevere at new things. own 53% of boys aged five are able to write simple stores or list at the expected level. in girls that number is 69%. the manager here says getting the balance right is essential. >> whether we provide scissors, pencils, felt tip or even brushes to do their painting we are teaching no skills. we are developing them grasping to palm ar grip or prepencil. i would say it's the balance of both. we've got to give children the exposure because technology is going to be their future as well. >> under a new early learning curriculum in the u.k, children are expected to use the range of technology used at home and in school. they are als
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
25 years set to expire. there's new technology complicating the debate on capitol hill, a group called wiki weapons developed a program that lets you develop guns with a 3d printer in your own home. these rb tested. the atf found the first one they printed exploded but the second gun fired eight rounds of live ammo. these printed guns are invisible to metal detectors and that's what makes them illegal. so the '88 undetectable firearms act forbids any firearm that doesn't set off an x-ray machine or metal detector. gun owners can insert a metal part into any plastic gun to make it legal. but the idea of 3d printing has touched off a new controversy over the old ban. the house could simply extend the old ban for another ten years but some gun control advocates say that doesn't go far enough anymore. chuck schumer calls the house bill "better than nothing but not good enough. we absolutely must close the loophole that allows anyone to legally make a gun that could be rendered invisible to law enforcement." joining us today from capitol hill, covering today's expected vote, a couple
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
believes them. >> you have to think about the scale of amazon, if they deploy this technology, they'll do it on a high scale. the technology advances at amazon, and if the faa puts the infrastructure in place, i don't see why it wouldn't. >> an order is boxed in a warehouse, attached to the drone and sent to the delivery address. 5 pounds much weight is allowed. one of the technical issues. >> how do we make them safe, that they can't be hacked and will not fall out of the sky or run into something. >> provided that is ironed out privacy concerns will prop up. it should have a plan that is riggerous. it should articulate to the federal aviation body. >> folks took to twitter to comment. many made light of it. jim priest writes: there's also a parody twitter address for amazon saying: somebody actually did put up one of these yellow notes that they put on twitter saying: drone delivery would have to comply with faa rules. they will not be complete until 2015 as mandated by congress. until then, don't expect a package on your porch coming from the sky. >> even if the faa approves drone stri
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
rocket developed by space exploration technologies could be a game changer in a global industry worth close to $200 million a year. our washington correspondent report. --3, 2, 1 >> a successful launch after two previous attempts. the falcon nine rocket by space x. a new player enters the big- money commercial satellite market. if space x keeps up its game, the current front runners will have to watch their backs. to be as the potential major competitor. the large number of launches, up to 12 per year, and much lower rices could capture a lot of business that would go to other launch companies. >> the industry's leading companies know this could be a game changer. new head of -- >> i think everyone knows space x has a big contract with an asset. that is what allows them to offer a cheap price. the strategy of entering the market. we will face space x as we have other competitors. we have an enormous advantage in the eyes of our clients. it is the trustworthiness and availability. grasshopper, a rocket space x uses to find in technology. -- this is grasshopper. the mind behind paypal a
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
. the technology has taken over. >> you are being ruled by your technology. >> that's true. but i am not sure how to kick it. like your idea of putting it in the middle of the table. >> or try leaving it in another room for a little while, or when you're driving -- i live in los angeles and a lot of people are guilty of this. even though it's illegal at stop lights, they're still checking their phones and you'll miss green lights. put your phone in the back seat. >> going to happen to everybody some day because sometimes we're going along and i want to bring up something over here and i'll just walk over while you're talking. it's to the point now where, we have to know everything at this moment, and a producer just just told me in my ear, it never stops. when you looked like you were tweeting, you actually tweeted because my producer received your tweet. >> i was. >> and now they're tuning in in droves. our other channel, fox business network, during the daytime, nobody better to help you analyze what is going on in the market. at light they do a lot 0 more dissecting of the events of the day an
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30am PST
the space program as a symbol of that going into national state is a technological advancements. i do still use the limits. china aims to establish a permanent space station by twenty twenty and eventually tantamount to the main. maybe now it is in your head up the delivery of your internet shopping was just too slow you are going to love. that's ahead of the adams on has just unveiled the future of deliveries and easy to press it. he wants to use what you've seen here these little after proctor media drones to fly small packages to consumers in just thirty minutes. the us retail giant said its products to require additional safety testing and federal approval but the nonsense what it's calling it a crime they are serving as could be up and running again for the wide effects. the key with the anti god or cares what you can take that to stay with us. like this it seems simple you can get complicated. some certainty when everything can change things can get difficult. so cleaning of the sea can give you a better view. see the inside story of the company. calls to the global economy twenty fou
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
. the guestrooms and public areas are getting a new look, an update from its neoclassical feel. new technologies being installed, all being done with an eye to the building's history. among the auction highlights, to crystal chandeliers with a price of over $8,000. this oil painting which the hotel hopes will fetch over $65,000 or differs items are bit much for your flat, and how about silver cutlery, crystal champagne glasses and silver napkin holders? hotel closes next week and will reopen in autumn next year. angus bennett, bloomberg. >> i think i have all the crystal chandeliers i can pay for. >> quite cheap, actually, 8000. a hospital before? >> our next guest says tapering in the u.s. means the economy has well and truly arrived back in the bridal. stay with us. -- as well and truly arrived bridle. stay with us. ♪ >> welcome back to "countdown." i mark barton. >> our next guest says the introduction of tapering in the u.s. could be bad for investors and probably worse for equities and bonds. let's caso minds back to the end of last week. we had some data on job creation in the u.s. tha
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
technology is changing. what's next in online shopping. >> the woman behind the most read peace ever joining me on her day job. . > >>> . >>> welcome to al-jazeera america, iran's foreign minister is trying to assure leaders in the gulf states that a nuclear deal signed in geneva is in the region's best interest. my colleague sat down with the foreign minister who told him, iran will adhere to the proposed guidelines. >> iran will continue its enrichment at 5%, and iran will continue construction work at iraq. iran has agreed not to do certain activities that fall within the scope of this timetable and this plan of action. we have also agreed to provide specific rather thanniarrangeme eiea for them to continue. in fact, in most cases continue monitoring our activities. >> zar if praised the government of iran for helping iran and other world leaders reach the agreement. a judge sentenced a hospital worker to 39 years in prison for infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis c, david kwykowski admitted to stealing painkillers and replacing them. he was a cardiac technologist before his arrest
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
believe that will remain and technology needs to develop to meet that base demand. >> one of the big success of smartphones is cost of data. is that going to come down? >> i think this will, of course, bring things down. we need to be more efficient in our equipment. but also the scale will push down the price of the hand sets. we made the rough calculation that will reduce the dollars on a smartphone, 100 million people on this earth can afford it. and this is a scale of markets where basically the same technology is very important. >> one of the problems i think i have is not speed. i know we talk about 3g to 4g. it's actually capacity. it doesn't matter how fast you go, if it gets full, it doesn't work, right? how is capacity going to change? >> a couple of things. first of all, you need to invest in capacity and operators in general are doing that. secondly, we that spend $5 billion u.s. a year, we need to have even more sophisticated technology that can handle more and more data loans, more and more frequencies. that's where we're doing all the time to actually capture that and
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
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LINKTV
Dec 2, 2013 5:30am PST
for the chinese. china sees its space program as a symbol of its growing status and technological advancement. the sky is the limit. china aims to establish a permanent space station by 2020 and eventually send a man to the moon. thought they'd delivery of your internet shopping was too slow, you are going to love this. the head of amazon has just unveiled the future of deliveries. dronests octocopter mini- to fly small packages to consumers in just 30 minutes. the plan will require safety testing and approval, but amazon says it would be up and running within four years to five years. we will leave you with that. you are watching "france 24." the wave of the future. >> he scored his 10th and 11th goals of the season, both for ammered theirpsg h sunday. 4-0 on >> after we score the first goal, we relaxed a little and played good football. it became easier because we have so much talent on the team. we put in a good performance. >> i think after one year and a couple of months, you get to know the teammates better. it is normal that you play better. a more time you spend together, the more tim
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:30am PST
of the world's most renowned masterpieces had smartphones? artist is adding technology to some of the world's most revered paintings. smart." american captured his latest jump on camera, a jump that went horribly wrong. we see him crashing into a rock and sliding down that cliff face , narrowly escaping death. he did suffer several injuries, including stitches to the eye and chin.
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> woodruff: technology giants, lead by google and microsoft, call for limits on the scope of government spying. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. also ahead, how islamist fighters in syria are taking the lead, but also splintering the fight to topple the assad regime. >> woodruff: and, rock legend carlos santana, on a life of music and inspiration. >> real musicians remind the listener of a forgotten song inside them and when you hear that forgotten song you know you get chills, you get tears, you dance and didn't even know why. >> woodruff: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
that looking to use this cost-effective drone technology in the coming years. good for amazon. i congratulate them. the f.a.a. is charged with the responsibility of coming up with ways to regulate drones for safety reasons. but who's watching out for the privacy of american citizens? congress has the responsibility and the duty to set clear regulations for all drones in domestic use. absent legislation to prevent surveillance of americans, companies could use drones not only for delivery but other ways that in my opinion violate the constitutional right of privacy. the issue of concern, mr. speaker, is surveillance, not the delivery of packages. that includes surveillance of someone's back yard, snooping around with a drone, checking out a person's patio to see if that individual could buy or needs a new patio furniture from the company, photographing swing sets, pools or the people that are in the pools or even looking into windows, all of that could be done with the use of drones by corporate america or by individuals. this could all be possible. so congress must ensure that the expanded us
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
performance this year. it's coming off the low base. this is also a legacy technology anymore we're constructive on. >> that stock is rising. that doesn't concern you even though it's sitting 27.86? >> it started with the confusion over employment and harassment situation that turned out not to be the case. you've had two ceo changes. you're looking at appealing fundamentals at low price points. >> also looking at retailers now. obviously in the middle of the holiday shopping season, this is a time for focus on this. is there some winners and losers in this area? >> absolutely. there's conflict in terms of whether or not you've had strong holiday sales starting off or if they've been weaker? if you look at high end consumer, look at tiffanys, macy's or kors. the economy is improving a little bit. on the opposite end, wal-mart is promotional. i think that's a negative imp pact on companies like target. wal-mart announced strong beginnings to holiday sales season. i think that with dollar stores, companies like target, that don't have a strong brand and luxury into the market are g
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
technology. a number of technology giants have called on president gong to have greater restrictions on government security. looking the companies for? >> what they want the government o do is curtail their electronic surveillance programs. it is eight of the biggest tech written an o have open letter to president obama and the congress. today.s in papers effectively they appear to be more specific in what they want. one thing they want is there to the authority o of the government to access online. e-mail and data we heard effectively that kind c.e.o. of t from the google saying we have been doing in terms of encryption and -- of data but we have learned the government is taking the data servers. so that undermines our effort. that is the first thing is see put on the government's ability and authority to access information in the world. >> but what we are talking about only way the n.s.a. is collecting data. page fectively what larry is talking about is the n.s. afpa. muscular that the world learned about in october here they gained access and kind of joked about it leaked by andd
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
. there will be testing. the technology will be demonstrated in a mock auction. one of the big complaints about the exchange was not adequate into to and testing before it launched. >>, god, for over 30 years, -- coming up, for over 30 years iranand israeli -- relations have been strained. "bottom line"n continues. ♪ >> welcome back. this is "bottom line," on bloomberg television and streaming on your phone, tablet, and on bloomberg.com. lesson of the equity markets finished. s&p roseose to -- the to another record. let's look at the numbers. the broader index was up to 180 8. dow was up. nasdaq was up six points. you the stories behind the numbers. su is in the newsroom with the details. >> a good evening. people get more comfortable with the idea that that may begin to taper. fed may begin to taper. could impact from the vockel rule create more ways? had this to say. >> it is a possibility we will be going to far. watch and see. i am not being a pessimist. i am being pragmatic. -- i do think i know more about adult margins than most. i am alarmed it may be too far. it may have unintended is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
church. for years the national transportation safety board wants technology to prevent derailments caused by excessive speed and in 2008 congress passed a law giving railroad until 2015 for positive control systems and they are designed to prevent human error which is the cause of 40% of train accidents. but since they are pretty expensive and a bit complicated to install, railroads want to push back the deadline by 5-7 years. but metro north is actually in the process of installing such a system and currently it does have an automatic train control system in place which allows the train to apply the brakes even if an engineer does not respond to an excessive speed alert. that train was headed to new york's grand central terminal where al jazeera's jennifer glass is covering the delays. jennifer do you have any idea when the trains will be backup and running? >> no, morgan, we don't. we know the transit authority will want to get them running as soon as possible because it's the second biggest line in the country and 26,000 on the hudson line which was effected but metropolitan are expect
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
ambassador says drone technology is becoming commonplace, not much more sophisticated than a toy model aircraft. he believes the u.n. will use many more of them. >> translation: other missions are saying, "we will need drones that would improve protection of soldiers to see if threats are out there and ensure protection of civilians." >> for now the u.n., and the drones in the congo are a one off. their effectiveness is being closely monitored. >> the democratic republic of congo has claimed close to 300 lives, some as a direct result because of disease and malnutrition. the vatican is refusing a request about clenchy sexually abusing children. a survey was sent asking about details of abuse cases. the vatican said such information is confidential. the holly seer will not reveal the information unless requested by government or state for league at processing proceedings. >>> pope francis will meet with the cardinal he picked to help reform the church. it's the second day of church. a church spokesperson says they are working on an indepth revision. six continents are represented on the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
't want to put you in handcuffs. handcuffs. >> now the innovative technology >> now the innovative technology that can spot a stolen car that can spot a stolen car parked in the middle of a city parked in the middle of a city block. block. >> there were multiple gunshots fired. >> there were multiple gunshots fired. >> it can track a gunman >> it can track a gunman thousands of miles away. thousands of miles away. >> if you can track it then you >> if you can track it then you can predict it. can predict it. >> this isn't a new channel, >> this isn't a new channel, this is a watershed moment this is a watershed moment in media for america. in media for america. >> this entire region is utterly >> this entire region is utterly devastated. devastated. >> people our here are >> people our here are struggling. struggling. >> the fire jumped the highway >> the fire jumped the highway we took earlier. we took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the actually understand how the health care law is going to help health care law i
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
jazeera, kabul, afghanistan. >> the world's biggest technology companies are demanding to u.s. surveillance laws. they have written an open letter to president obama and they say the government needs to preserve people's trust in the internet. what are they demanding and are they proposing reforms. >> reporter: that's a good question, but first what they're demanding from the u.s. government is five principles to be respected. the core principles is the end to the mass data collecting. we've learned from edward snowdon is the collecting and storing. they say that has to end. there has to be more of a legal framework and more accountability and transparency about these operations. they're very worried. these internet companies say they're worried as a result customers around the world simply aren't going to use their services if there is going to be a direct line to the government. as you suggested there are questions that aren't addressed. for stars, why do these companies collect so much information about us in the first place. maybe if they didn't collect so much informat
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:30am PST
banking energy infrastructure information technology and healthcare. there were also three hundred chinese delegates from a chinese company. and i hit the summit in vehicles with that interested in wealth generation and generation. my curious and in the uk. china relationship is developing with very excited to be signing agreements with the standardization minister to china today. which is on the me too it makes good business and its method they use it on to stick with the countries in trade between the two countries and on business here in china via cycle it is sad to go off to work with and says that the country said to greg ups didn't expect that one and you just see what new steps camera will take the time education cooperation. this is the frisbee that that day the camera and tended and eighteen h on a uk business and that is the highest a double checked to see between the two countries. this here there are discussions on infrastructure to deal a new clean power corporation investment in the uk healthcare and others. all activities are expected to help to cut its trade and economic re
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 10:30am PST
will the world on great britain cause a lot to offer to china in terms of the information technology and logistics and other environmental technology it sector. also that of the british business of various women there are always china's trade and investment a murmur and saw the band that really it is really the common been taught that maybe our brains list of countries closer. it was a bad driver. and don't foresee in the meantime chinese businesses are getting more aggressive. so potty invest overseas and with britain offers not only of experience but also miss the market for it again in the ears of the infrastructure building on fortune you would have to leave and that's a about china direct sale of the center for international business ethics and begin best of international business and economics. thank you very much indeed for years. the rees government has released a list of twenty six points. it sees as milestones and affixed a reformed elites and grief and freedoms of its citizens. i commend my spirit on the opposition have dismissed it as smoke and mirror as has already been
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
it cools haven't been in this advanced technology. when that vilsack and has just been akron family pack the courts from romania where police have forcibly from new and improved image is from the last energy giant chevron was to pace the stock tester ending. well i can tell you i can beneath it. it wasn't until i can tell you it would have to be because i was in that connection covering that story when these contestants performing he maintained around that site can be said to me that they would fight to the exact term for neat ideas for hiking and taking pains me heaps. ask us the week we didn't matter to them. no one would hope to stop them. even if it means pain with an eye. if you want to send the economy will die of them won't give up until the outcome frank a romanian second edition the uk as well people here aren't immune to add amendments. we collect protests taking place in crates in manchester a company called high class is supposed to start exploring trade training and we made a protest that has been trying to look where ethan went to play trucks from. i am finding the contests
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm EST
. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. >>> as markets try to build on friday's big gain dominic chu has stocks making big moves today. >> the deal news of the day. cisco, the food company, announcing it's merging with u.s. foods in a deal worth $3.5 billion, sent shares of cisco soaring and still up 7% on this news. given imaging is spiking more than 26% after kavidian said it's buying it. they make pills that take photo inside your body. another stock popping, twitter, up more than 9% session highs. some investors are expressing optimism about the new tools for advertising and advertisers. one other stock showing healthy momentum going into the holiday season is estee lauder. this is the sometime of year when consumers flock to cosmetic counters for holiday gifts. will all of that holiday traffic translate into profits for the perfume producer? back to you. >> we are just two weeks and two days away from christmas. kelly and i have not begun shopping yet. after a somewhat disappointing black
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
to discuss amazon's vision for drone technology is tech crunch writer, alex wilhelm. great to speak to you. what do you think about this? what's the potential here? the applications? is this fundamentally down the road a few years a game changer? >> yeah. well, they are very confident this will happen. you have to realize the scale of amazon. they don't do things in small ways. if they are going to deploy this, they are going to do it on a wide scale. presuming the technology advances as it has internally at am zon and the f.a.a. gets it in place, i don't see how this doesn't come very large in about five years. >> how about some of the issues here, the drawbacks, the idea of hacking into those things? those things falling out of the sky, liability. >> fear mongering. >> what do you thing? >> amazon is a smart company. they built awv, the backbone of much of the internet. i am pretty sure they can build a drone that can't be hacked. these are small issues compared to what technology could do for consumers. >> usual not worried about this thing being hacked by one of us? you are worried abo
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
is better than a year before that. i would be looking at opportunities in the industrials area, technology area, even in some consumer des kregs nary names. all cyclical areas. we think if they're starting to taper because they see the worldwide economy doing better and i think that will help cyclical earnings. >> all right. stuart and zane, thank you very much. >> protests continue in ukraine as hundreds of thousands of demonstrators take to the streets in anti-government rallies. just one of several political hot spots that have been bubbling up across the globe. let's bring in michele caruso cabrera. is there a common theme in the anti-government themes across the world? >> citigroup has tried to coin a new phrase about the situation we're seeing in ukraine and thailand. they call it the vox risk in the emerging markets. vox iss latin for voice of the people, not just ukraine and thailand, russia, brazil, egypt, turkey, india, where we've seen people rising up. see the video out of ukraine it's gotten talk because they've knocked down a statute of vladimir ledden. why it was there i don
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> and a story percolating from the nsa -- spying and technology. david kirkpatrick is with us. effect.""the facebook the movie is out memorial day 2017. >> i wish. >> this is serious stuff. we have a lot of information. fancy guys wrote about pushing back. >> they should push back. trust is their stock in trade. the u.s. government has seriously undermined it. it is ironic if you think about this as one of the most powerful industries. it is one of our great hopes. the u.s. government basically went and said be scared of these people if you live in brazil. >> did the government do that or did edward snowden? >> the government did that because they should have realized there was no way to keep it secret forever. >> what would you suggest mr. zuckerberg will do next? >> the economic necessity to push back is so great. they will increase the pressure dramatically. why is amazon not on that list? you look at the list, and they're one of the most important tech companies. they are absent. >> it is likely. >> they are all was the outlier. >> i would love to know those discussions were like.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
built during and sent roman times and using technology like 3d scanners and remote control and laser beams they want to see the under groundwater ways. >> translator: and the path of many acducts is not known and the reason is the ancient romans wanted to protect waterways by building these under ground to prevent enemies from cutting their water supplies. >> reporter: most did not survive the test of time but water flows nicely right next to the spanish steps and they were build in 19 before christ and supplying rome with water and it's kilometers away and 2000 years later it's still in use and yet the path and structure remain a bit of a mystery. this is where the water flows into. some of rome's most famous found tans, a celebration of the water that allowed rome to prosper and conquer the world. a few miles away the aquaduct cloud still stands. this was one of the aquaduct mapped by an archeologist who drew a map of this in the 1920s, a starting point for today's archeologist. >> translator: we traveled all over on foot or on chariots asking for people of signs of the aquaduct
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
. it calls on local municipalities to find creative solutions, and technology is playing a leading role. this is the future of elderly care. a machine that lives with you in your own home. it keeps an eye on you and relatives and medical help are just a click away. giraffe allows you to enter a home from the computer via the internet and conduct visits with your loved ones. if i was your granny what can you do for me? >> take a look at the kitchen and look at the counter and sink and see if this person is able to take care of themselves and live independently. >> if granny gets tired of you, can she say good-bye. >> she can say good-bye. >> see you later. they have been using different electronic care solutions for the elderly, and the giraffe is one of the popular ones. >> people started to tell me a lot of situations where they could be more i understand pnt and gain integrity if they could have this giraffe in their home. >> reporter: inventions like the giraffe are saving money for the swedish health care system, money essential for the future care of the aging population. al jazeer
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
want a united venezuela. >>> technology companies are demanding, surveillance, written have written an open letter to president barack obama and the congress saying we understand government has a duty to protect their citizens but this summer's revelations, highlighted the need to release government surveillance worldwide. they went on to add the balance has slipped on the way to the state and away from the individual, this undermines the freedomfreedoms we all cherish. and it's also emerged that some of those same companies and their customers have been infiltrated by intelligence agencies. microsoft's x box live network was one of them. under cover officers allegedly used games like world of war craft and second life to scout out potential informants. checked communications between millions of x box gamers. shi has more. >> the more we learn about the scale of the national security agency stages, the less likely we're to trust them. they are calling for the end of bulk data collection, after hoovering up of our international usage, around also more transparency and accountability
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